Obituary: Francisco Ochoa Fernandez
Francisco Ochoa Fernandez
The Holy Rosary will be prayed for Francisco Ochoa Fernandez of Lindsay on Tuesday, Nov 7 at 6 p.m. at Webb Sanders & Smith Funeral Home in Lindsay. Mass of Christian Burial will be said on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lindsay. The Reverend Kenneth Bozzo will officiate and interment will follow the Mass service on Wednesday at Lindsay Public Cemetery. He passed away on Oct. 31, 2017 at the age of 88.
Francisco or “Pire” as he was known by family and friends was born Jan 29, 1929 in Michoacán, Mexico to Eliseo Fernandez and Beatriz Ochoa and was raised and lived there most of his life. He was an Agriculture Farmer in Michoacán Mexico before moving to Lindsay in 1997.
Francisco was retired and enjoyed listening to music, dancing, walking and tending to his vegetable garden. He was very social and loved to visit with family and friends. He also loved to pray the rosary as a devout Roman Catholic.
Francisco was preceded in death by his wife Maria Isabel Castillo Asevedo, and a son Socorro Fernandez.
He is survived by three sons, Antonio Fernandez, Jose Fernandez, and Rigoberto Fernandez; five daughters, Maria Fernandez, Marta Fernandez, Enedina Farias, Elena Fernandez, and Irma Fernandez; three sisters, Jesus Fernandez, Eloisa Fernandez and Refugia Fernandez; as well as 38 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Webb Sanders & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.